Campbell named new defence force chief

April 16, 2018

Chief of Army Lieutenant General Angus Campbell has been named Australia's new Defence chief.

Australia's new Chief of the Defence Force is expected to be announced by the federal government on Monday afternoon.

Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin's four-year term in the role ends in July.

It's understood two senior officers are in the running - Chief of Joint Operations, Vice Admiral David Johnston, and Chief of Army, Lieutenant General Angus Campbell.

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